Archive for August, 2008

8 Alternative Places to Find Dates

Okay, so let’s say you’re single and not quite ready for the hyper-competitive environments of the bar and club scene. There are plenty of alternative places you can go to practice your social skills and find dates.

Before I get to that list, I do want to say that the fastest way to increase your social skill is to hit the bars and clubs and mix it up there. Make as many approaches as you can and bank the experience. You’re going to get blown out, but suck it up because it’s part of the learning process. With that being said, I can totally understand if the club environment is intimidating and discourages you from making approaches. Continued

Sex in the Backyard

As you may or may not have guessed from the oh-so-subtle title of this blog, that’s exactly what I did today.  Our pool filter had been having all these problems lately so we hadn’t really been out back much, but I guess the pool company finally fixed whatever was wrong because the water looked great, so I convinced (well, it wasn’t tough to talk him into it, actually) the BF to join me in the pool with a couple of beers.  It was a little after 5 in the afternoon/evening which is still warm but not too hot out, and the sun doesn’t hit the pool directly any more, which makes it super nice. Continued

How to Spot a Fake Match.com Profile

This post is part of a series of posts on online dating and Match.com. Check out the other posts here:

If you haven’t noticed it already, there are tons of fakes, spammers, frauds inhabiting online dating sites. Match is a little better than a free site like plentyoffish, but it still has it’s share of fakes and scammers.

Where I live, I’ll probably identify one fake out of every 30 profiles. There are a number of tip-offs for spotting a fake and after reading this post you’ll be able to identify them too. Continued